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THE FOLIO BOOK OF THE ENGLISH CHRISTMAS
Written by Geraldine Beare; Edwin Lees; Laurie Lee; Eleanor Farjeon; Kenneth Grahame; Henry James; George Eliot; Charles Dickens; Cecil Beaton; et al. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1326765
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and red/green decorations to titles. A Collection of Seasonal Writing Selected by Beare. 7 colour plates, including frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. A fine copy in green slipcase which has a few tiny marks and a little damp staining to one of the opening edges.

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NUMBER TWELVE JOY STREET
Written by Mabel Marlowe; Madeleine Nightingale; Rose Fyleman; Eleanor Farjeon; et al. Illustrated by L.R. Brightwell; Mary Baker; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1324626
Published by Basil Blackwell. Good condition.

Blue decorated cloth. 6 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine slightly browned. Ex-Libris plate to front free-endpaper. Joint at front free-endpaper and half title-page is cracked showing webbing. Half title-page is MISSING. Hinges are cracked and pulled, some showing stitching at spine. This is causing the contents to be a bit loose in the binding but the contents are still tight. There is some colouring to the b/w illustrations and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Also, some foxing.

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AMELIARANNE'S PRIZE PACKET
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 1322656
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1939. Good condition.

Peach boards, pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour pictures. Spine and corners worn. Neat inscription in green ink to top margin of title-page. Some pale page browning and foxing. Stitching pulled causing contents to be slightly loose.

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TEN SAINTS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Helen Sewell.
Stock no. 2135468
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

9.75 x 7.25 ins. Illustrated endpapers. Bold full page colour illustrations. The text is specially designed for children, and each section is accompanied by a rhyme. The ten saints lived from the 3rd to the 13th Centuries. Wear to corners and spine. Bookplate and some tape marks to front pastedown. Other tape marks to rear pastedown/endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; tape repairs to top edge of front panel and to spine; some loss.

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THE TWO BOUQUETS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Reginald Woolley.
Stock no. 1321787
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A period novelette featuring the Gills of Twickenham and misunderstandings at a ball, based on the operetta by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. Deep pink cloth covers with silver titles to spine and silver vignette. B/w chapter headers. 163 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners and a tiny bit grubby to rear panel.

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THE GLASS SLIPPER
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Hugh Stevenson.
Stock no. 1320448
Published by Allan Wingate. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue Cloth, gilt title to spine. 8 Colour illustrations and other b/w illustrations throughout. Written in Play format. Spine and corners bumped, slight fading at edges. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped with slight loss, slightly grubby on rear panel and lightly foxed on verso.

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HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft.
Stock no. 1318294
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. History in rhyme. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 1" loss to base of spine and very slight loss at top. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with loss at edges, grubby and foxed.

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PALADINS IN SPAIN
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2126280
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.

Green cloth, blue titles to spine. Colour frontis, five b/w illustrations. 168 pages. 8 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and some marks/scuffing to covers. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.

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MARTIN PIPPIN IN THE APPLE-ORCHARD
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 2126269
Published by W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.. 8th 1926. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with dark brown titles and vignette to front cover. 5 mounted colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top of spine has splits to cloth at both edges, with some fraying. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Half-title page is creased and foxed. Inscription in ink to verso of title page. Some foxing and page margin creases. All plates present.

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MARTIN PIPPIN IN THE DAISY-FIELD
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by John Morton-Sale; Isobel Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 2126259
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1954. Good condition.

First published by Michael Joseph in 1937, this is a republished edition. Yellow cloth with silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy foxing and fading to spine. Uneven fading to cover edges. Some grubby marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. Contents are still very good.

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GRANNIE GRAY
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Joan Jefferson Farjeon.
Stock no. 2118628
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Plays and Singing-Games for Children. Dark pink cloth with dark titles. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Bumping to corners. Uneven fading to covers. Paper 'snowflake' stuck to front endpaper. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby to spine and edges. A few tears and chips; a little loss; some repairs to verso with sticky tape.

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THE TWO BOUQUETS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Reginald Woolley.
Stock no. 1504465
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A period novelette featuring the Gills of Twickenham and misunderstandings at a ball, based on the operetta by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. Deep pink cloth covers with silver titles to spine and silver vignette. B/w chapter headers. 163 pages. SIGNED by author, with dedication and date, on front endpaper. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pages are lightly browned but contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and chips, tear across spine near top, slight loss from ends of spine. Bottom corner cut from front flap. Wrapper is a little grubby.

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